Student entry deadline looming

Student entry deadline looming

Student entry deadline looming! Whilst the international competition entries may have closed, students still have until the 26th May to submit their short films (sub 10 minutes) to one of the following student categories: Narrative Horror Comedy Animation Documentary Sci-Fi Music All entries cost the same, just $15 (approximately £12) and can still be made…

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Fantastic Films

Fantastic Films and How to Make Them – Marketing your Business on Film

Fantastic Films and How to Make Them – Marketing your Business on Film is sponsored by New Forest Business Partnership. Deville Film are running 2 workshops about marketing your businesses through film, as part of the Film Festival 2019! Deville Film have been heavily involved in making some of the brilliant videos for the festivals…

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Barney Norris

A Closer look at Barney Norris

Barney Norris, an award-winning playwright, poet and essayist, will be running 2 workshops at Forest Arts Centre in New Milton as part of the New Forest Film Festival. The workshops will be taking place on 14th June 2019 at 4pm and 6pm. Background Barney grew up in Salisbury, Wiltshire and although now living in London…

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new promo

New Promo released for Film Festival

New Promo for the New Forest Film Festival by Velvet Pictures NewForestFestivalPromo from Velvet Pictures Ltd on Vimeo. To view all events taking place during the 9 days click here.

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Keith English

Keith English – a closer look

Keith English is a successful international commercials director with over 400 commercials to his credit and many international awards. With his production company Velvet Pictures, he is known best for his strong narratives, often combined with humour. As well as commercials, Keith English has written and directed the critically acclaimed short film Top Dog,  starring Nicholas…

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horror event

A must for any horror fans

A must for any horror fans! On Sunday 9 June we bring you a spooktacular event featuring four award winning horror shorts, a Q&A and two feature length films. The venue is Sway Cinema situated at Sway Village Hall. Horror Shorts Less than 24 hours after being awarded “Best International” and “Best Student” horror shorts…

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A Closer look at Drive In Movies

We’re delighted that Drive In Movies Co are back for special screenings during the New Forest Film Festival. Back at their new location – Old Holmsley Aerodrome from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June. Food can be ordered and delivered straight to your car! A few of the delights on offer are: Wood Fired Pizza…

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The More you Ignore Me

Best Comedy Film to be screened During Festival

Best Comedy film, The More You Ignore Me will be featuring during the Film Festival. On 28 March, this special British independent film, produced by Genesius Pictures, scooped the prize for Best Comedy at the National Film Awards and local Director Keith English, along with Producer Debbie Gray and the wonderful Jo Brand were there to collect…

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Short film competition

Last call for entries for film festival competition

We’re getting ready to judge the 60+ short films that have already been submitted as part of this summer’s New Forest Film Festival when the international competition closes for entries on 12 May. Film:New Forest (New Forest District Council’s project to encourage filming in the area) has partnered up with local film makers Gary Wronecki…

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